Custodian

Wing Haven Foundation

Posted: June 9, 2021
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Reports To: Executive Director 

Hourly up to 20-25 hours per week. Tuesday through Saturday. Occasional holidays or after hours/weekend work. 

Position Summary: 

The custodian provides the cleaning required to maintain the facilities on the Wing Haven property some of which are historic. This role plays a key part in the visitor experience and overall impression of Wing Haven as a destination. This position also supports the setup and breakdown for events and rentals on the campus. 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Keeps all buildings clean and in an orderly condition. 
  • Performs routine maintenance activities that does not require a licensed subcontractor ● Performs heavy cleaning duties to include – sweeping, mopping, dusting, and vacuuming. Additionally cleans and maintains windows, mirrors. 
  • Gathers and empties recycling and trash into large bins. 
  • Scrubs, sanitizes, and supplies all restroom facilities. 
  • Mixes environmentally friendly cleaning solutions in containers in preparation for cleaning, according to instructions. 
  • Follows procedures for the use of chemical cleaners and power machinery to prevent damage to floors and fixtures. 
  • Cleans and polishes fixtures and furniture. 
  • Notify supervisor when carpets need to be steam cleaned. 
  • Manages inventory of cleaning supplies. Works with office manager to order supplies. ● Drives Wing Haven van as required to perform cleaning work or pick up supplies. ● Notifies managers regarding the need for repairs or additions to building operating systems. 
  • Performs small maintenance tasks on campus as needed. 

Skill Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of environmentally friendly cleaning practices and procedures ● Ability to stand, walk, and bend for many hours 
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion for long periods of time 
  • Experience with using cleaning equipment, including vacuum cleaners, mops, and cleaning solutions 
  • Background in handling, mixing, and using cleaning chemicals 
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety rules 
  • Communication skills 
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, climb ladders and work at particular heights

Position Requirements 

  • High school diploma or equivalent 
  • Basic math skills 
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and event weekends 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, change-oriented environment 
  • Must be able to serve all guests equally regardless of their age, disability, national origin, religious belief, veteran status, race/color, genetic information, marital status, gender identity and/or sexual orientation 
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to successfully pass a criminal background check 

Send resume and cover letter to: Wing Haven, att: Custodian Position, 260 Ridgewood Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28209 or apply online admin@winghavengardens.org 

Please apply by June 15,2021